Lucille E. Davy, who has been New Jersey’s acting commissioner of education for the past year, is now officially the chief state school officer. The state Senate unanimously confirmed her nomination, made by Gov. Jon Corzine (D), last week. She was appointed acting chief in September 2005 by acting Gov. Richard J. Codey (D).
A version of this article appeared in the October 25, 2006 edition of Education Week